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Saving marine life one shopping bag at a time

Ole Miss Conservation Biology Students and members of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Research at the University of Mississippi  provided complimentary reusable shopping bags to Kroger customers. Why? Plastics in the world’s oceans.  Scientists are alarmed at the amount
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Dr. Patrick Curtis receives an International Space Station Flight Opportunity Award

Dr. Patrick Curtis has been awarded an International Space Station, or ISS, Flight Opportunity Award.  He will be sending bacteria grown in his laboratory here at Ole Miss to the space station in the coming years. To read the full article ---> click here.
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Former graduate student wins International Environmental Award

Dr. Bryan Brooks received his masters degree here at Ole Miss in the Biology Department. He is now a distinguished professor of Environmental Science and Biomedical Studies at Baylor College of Arts & Sciences. Dr. Brooks received international recognition for his contributions and
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Tri-Beta members visit the Marijuana Research Facility

Members of Tri-Beta Honors Society took a trip to the Marijuana Research Facility. They learned about the university’s research on medicinal drugs and cannabis products. Students were able to view the grow room, vault, laboratory, and museum showcase for an all around outstanding
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Women In Stem speaker Zanethia Barnett

Ph.D. candidate, Zanethia Barnett, gave an inspiring 40-minute talk as the invited speaker at the U of MS Women in STEM fall dinner. She gave the audience a peak at crayfish diversity and the work of aquatic biologists. Congratulations are in order!!
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